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IEM Rio's prize pool has been expanded

It is now the second-largest CS:GO Major ever, when looking at the prize pool.

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The ESL has announced that it has expanded the prize pool for the upcoming Intel Extreme Masters Rio 2022 event. Now up to $1,250,000 in total, with $500,000 going directly to the winner, this is now the second-largest prize pool ever when looking at Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Majors.

As for how the prize pool is actually being distributed, other than 1st getting half a million dollars, 2nd place will be awarded $170,000, 3rd and 4th will get $80,000, 5-8th will win $45,000, 9th-16th go home with $20,000, and 17th-24th all walk away with $10,000.

As for when the Rio Major will actually take place, it'll start in a month's time, on October 31, and will run all the way until November 14.

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